Contextualizing the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (Oct 2019)
[18:58] Métis lawyer Carly Teillet was counsel for two Parties with Standing in the National Inquiry. Speaking to advocates and community workers, she contextualizes the National Inquiry and discusses:
- importance of being trauma-informed
- listening to survivors' stories
- legacies of colonialism
- limitations of the Inquiry
- Calls for Justice
- need for transformative change
Read the final report of the National Inquiry: Reclaiming Power and Place
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Credits: Presentation by Carly Teillet, BC Civil Liberties Association. Filmed and edited by Paul Donovan, Focus Audio Visual Services Ltd., Production and publication coordinated by Kate Murray, Bridget Greenwood, Baljinder Gill, Ella Droko, and Brian Goncalves, Legal Aid BC. Thumbnail design by Brian Goncalves and Caitlin Kuo, Legal Aid BC.